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Royal Richester Hotel

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   5 Richester Lane, East Legon. opposite the East Legon police station, Accra 00233, Ghana
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Ranked #22 of 136 Accra B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I had an amazing experience at this hotel. The van was there at the airport to pick us up. We were late and they waited patiently. The staff was humble, patient and kind and the atmosphere was great. I enjoyed the poolside music an dancing. The pool is beautiful especially at night when it lights up. The morning breakfast was... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Upon late arrival due to flight delays, the van driver for the Royal Richester patiently waited for our descend. Only a 15 minute drive from the Kotoka Airport, the hotel is located in somewhat of a secluded part of the developed district of E. Lagon. As we entered the facility, all lit up and decorated, it was as if I... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

First impressions when arriving late at night after a long flight were lovely lit poolside, welcoming check in & an inviting bar to relax in once the cases have been dumped in the room. That's about as good as it got because behind the nice decor of the reception & bar you'll find the rooms are pretty basic but charged... More

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Ashland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Porters, cleaning staff, breakfast staff and door/security staff are all very pleasant and professional and the kitchenette is nice, but the $200+ price tag for a single room is absolutely not worth it. Close enough to airport that planes can disturb sleep/make it hard to fall (back) asleep. Gasoline/kerosene-type smell on and off, may be from neighborhood. Phone in room... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The staff was friendly and accommodating. The room I was in was well equipped AC worked & the ceiling fans were nice, the room had a refrigerator, cooktop & cutlery, (wish the mattress was a little softer but that's a personal thing). The laundry service was great, they got my white collars preteen. Richard (the owner) was friendly and proved... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I stayed here on two separate occasions on business in the span of two weeks. The first time I was assigned a regular room, which was fully appointed with a kitchen, coffee/tea pot, and refrigerator. It was quite clean. The breakfast buffet was very nice, with about anything you might want and expect for breakfast. I had lunch and dinner... More

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Stayed in one of the villa type apartments at Royal Richester for 2weeks with 5 other family members and there is nothing good any of us can say about this hotel, where do i start.... 1) Upon our arrival at the apartment we was shown around, instructed on how to operate the showers and other hotel procedures. The first fault... More

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juba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I totally loved it from the entrance to the vicinity to the reception.loved the room and the entertainment on friday evening nice music.Though its a drive from the airport i love the environment where it is situated.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We are currently holding a conference for 50 people at this hotel. They are incredibly accommodating and have met our planned and more immediate requests. The room is light and airy, food and tea breaks delivered on time. Staff are polite and responsive. Issues with the air-conditioning and water were sorted quickly. Only complaint is that the generator is not... More

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Dublin
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27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I literally just slept here and no more so I'ts hard to make a detailed comment. No huge complaints except the location is way to far out of town. Took almost two hours in a taxi at rush hour. Eric on reception at night was very friendly and helpful - ensured my taxi arrived on time.

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Additional Information about Royal Richester Hotel

Address: 5 Richester Lane, East Legon. opposite the East Legon police station, Accra 00233, Ghana
Location: Ghana > Greater Accra > Accra
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 136 B&Bs / Inns in Accra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Richester Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WELCOME TO THE ROYAL RICHESTER! A delightful experience, The Royal Richester provides a combination of American-style town homes, serviced apartments and suites in East Legon, Accra. Royal Richester offers accommodation, amenities and services of an exceptional standard. Our luxury rental homes, apartments and suites provide a comfortable home for our guests. A variety of lifestyle services and business facilities will ensure a memorable hospitality experience at Royal Richester. With great attention to detail, Royal Richester brings together public and private areas seamlessly, to provide a unique combination of permanent residence, temporary accommodation and integrated services and amenities. WE ARE SIMPLY "UNFORGETTABLE." ... more   less 
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